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# bankruptcy - Sunday 23 February, 2014

‘I’ve given six years to my debt, tried selling my home on YouTube and now I’m bankrupt’
# Bankrupt
# Bankrupt

‘I’ve given six years to my debt, tried selling my home on YouTube and now I’m bankrupt’

Feb 23rd 2014, 7:56 PM 56,395 Views 132 Comments

Jillian Godsil says the personal insolvency laws are not designed for ordinary people saying she had no other option but to file for bankruptcy.

# bankruptcy - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Prediction that Government forecast for bankruptcies could be exceeded by 100 per cent
# New Rules
# New Rules

Prediction that Government forecast for bankruptcies could be exceeded by 100 per cent

Jan 14th 2014, 12:06 PM 5,512 Views 25 Comments

A restructuring expert claims there could be 6,000 bankruptcy cases this year, as people are finding the process simpler and more appealing than insolvency.

# bankruptcy - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Ariel Sharon, bankruptcy, and water meters: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Ariel Sharon, bankruptcy, and water meters: The week in numbers

Jan 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 6,178 Views 5 Comments

Plus: How many people in the world are obese?

# bankruptcy - Friday 3 January, 2014

'No surrender!': BNP leader Nick Griffin's response to being declared bankrupt
# Bankrupt
# Bankrupt

'No surrender!': BNP leader Nick Griffin's response to being declared bankrupt

Jan 3rd 2014, 11:56 AM 14,127 Views 44 Comments

Griffin says his bankruptcy won’t prevent him from staying on as an MEP.

3,000 bankruptcy applications expected in 2014
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

3,000 bankruptcy applications expected in 2014

Jan 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 7,518 Views 9 Comments

This compares to just 58 people declared bankrupt last year, with new legislation which came into effect last month expected to cause a ‘significant increase’.

# bankruptcy - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dec 18th 2013, 11:22 PM 22,736 Views 2 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the bad weather, bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud, and Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years in prison.

# bankruptcy - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Column: We need new ways to acknowledge grief in our rapidly changing society
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need new ways to acknowledge grief in our rapidly changing society

Dec 3rd 2013, 11:00 AM 588 Views 13 Comments

The experience of the darker range of emotions is healthy and natural. But what happens when traditional grieving practises fade away, when your community experiences mass emigration, or your friendships move online?

New bankruptcy rules to be signed into law by Minister Shatter today
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

New bankruptcy rules to be signed into law by Minister Shatter today

Dec 3rd 2013, 10:48 AM 4,275 Views 15 Comments

The new procedures reduce the term of bankruptcy in Ireland from 12 years to three.

# bankruptcy - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

New bankruptcy law 'imminent' following country's first debt settlement deal
# Bankrupt
# Bankrupt

New bankruptcy law 'imminent' following country's first debt settlement deal

Nov 26th 2013, 7:10 AM 4,822 Views 6 Comments

Under the new laws the period of bankruptcy will be reduced from 12 to three years.

# bankruptcy - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Two more insolvency cases heard under new regime as 7,500 contact ISI
# Personal Insolvency
# Personal Insolvency

Two more insolvency cases heard under new regime as 7,500 contact ISI

Nov 21st 2013, 5:55 PM 7,634 Views 11 Comments

According to the statistics section of the ISI’s website, there were almost 7,500 contacts made to to the ISI either by email or telephone up to the end of October.

# bankruptcy - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Property tycoon Bernard McNamara to be discharged from bankruptcy today
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

Property tycoon Bernard McNamara to be discharged from bankruptcy today

Nov 2nd 2013, 2:12 PM 12,906 Views 61 Comments

The property developer was involved in the purchase of the Irish Glass Bottle site and The Burlington Hotel in Dublin.

# bankruptcy - Friday 27 September, 2013

Cyprus gets €1.5bn from EU's emergency fund
# Loan
# Loan

Cyprus gets €1.5bn from EU's emergency fund

Sep 27th 2013, 8:30 PM 3,452 Views 7 Comments

The crisis-hit nation has now received half of the package it was pencilled to get from the ESM.

# bankruptcy - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals

Sep 10th 2013, 8:52 PM 24,119 Views 142 Comments

Jim Stafford issued a statement saying that he did not intend to ‘create a distinction between so called professional classes and PAYE workers’.

# bankruptcy - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Government has made no attempt to stop "bankruptcy tourism"
# Bankruptcy Tourism
# Bankruptcy Tourism

Government has made no attempt to stop "bankruptcy tourism"

Sep 3rd 2013, 6:45 AM 7,532 Views 46 Comments

The Justice minister says that people are “entitled” to seek more favourable bankruptcy deals in the UK.

# bankruptcy - Monday 2 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:21 PM 10,814 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.

"Arrogant, Inhuman, Bastards" - Ivan Yates takes aim at banks over his bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

"Arrogant, Inhuman, Bastards" - Ivan Yates takes aim at banks over his bankruptcy

Sep 2nd 2013, 3:32 PM 10,881 Views 109 Comments

The former Fine Gael minister defended his bankruptcy in the UK, saying that it made him feel so down he wished he was dead.

# bankruptcy - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Ivan Yates returning to Newstalk
# Radio
# Radio

Ivan Yates returning to Newstalk

Sep 1st 2013, 10:40 AM 17,116 Views 134 Comments

The 53-year-old will return to the station’s breakfast show on Wednesday morning.

# bankruptcy - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 27th 2013, 11:00 PM 13,382 Views 13 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.

Column: There's no shame in bankruptcy – it is now a viable and positive option
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: There's no shame in bankruptcy – it is now a viable and positive option

Aug 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 353 Views 70 Comments

This autumn will see a new personal insolvency system coming into effect that will put mortgage holders in arrears in a far stronger bargaining position with the banks, writes Ross Maguire SC.

# bankruptcy - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy
# Canada
# Canada

Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy

Aug 8th 2013, 8:31 AM 6,587 Views 10 Comments

The company says the “obligations of both companies now exceed the value of their assets”.

# bankruptcy - Thursday 18 July, 2013

The US city of Detroit has filed for bankruptcy
# US
# US

The US city of Detroit has filed for bankruptcy

Jul 18th 2013, 10:28 PM 19,853 Views 92 Comments

Detroit stopped making payments on some of its $18.5 billion of debt and obligations last month.

# bankruptcy - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

NAMA tries to stop Seán Dunne's US plans
# Baron Of Ballsbridge
# Baron Of Ballsbridge

NAMA tries to stop Seán Dunne's US plans

Jul 10th 2013, 9:33 AM 11,556 Views 44 Comments

Another twist in the tale…

# bankruptcy - Monday 1 July, 2013

Seán Dunne bankruptcy case adjourned for three weeks
# Broke In The USA
# Broke In The USA

Seán Dunne bankruptcy case adjourned for three weeks

Jul 1st 2013, 12:19 PM 5,779 Views 22 Comments

Ulster Bank is awaiting the outcome of an appeal on a US court ruling before it can serve the property developer in Ireland.

# bankruptcy - Thursday 27 June, 2013

'Becoming complacent is my only worry' - David Drumm's 2005 take on Anglo
# Experience The Difference
# Experience The Difference

'Becoming complacent is my only worry' - David Drumm's 2005 take on Anglo

Jun 27th 2013, 9:00 PM 10,577 Views 54 Comments

Three years before the bank guarantee, the then-CEO was talking up Anglo’s hiring policy and describing the outlook for Ireland as ‘very positive indeed’.

# bankruptcy - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

How Sean Dunne could be declared bankrupt in Ireland... and in the US
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

How Sean Dunne could be declared bankrupt in Ireland... and in the US

Jun 5th 2013, 7:20 AM 7,883 Views 33 Comments

A court ruling in the US is a blow to the former property developer who owes millions to Ulster Bank.

# bankruptcy - Monday 27 May, 2013

Over 130 people with Irish addresses filed for bankruptcy in UK during crisis
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

Over 130 people with Irish addresses filed for bankruptcy in UK during crisis

May 27th 2013, 3:20 PM 6,879 Views 23 Comments

Figures also show that 35 people moved to England or Wales last year solely for the purpose of seeking bankruptcy.

# bankruptcy - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Abuse victims to receive $16.5m as Christian Brothers declare US bankruptcy
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Abuse victims to receive $16.5m as Christian Brothers declare US bankruptcy

May 23rd 2013, 7:33 PM 11,035 Views 45 Comments

Two corporations behind the ‘Irish’ Christian Brothers will enter ‘Chapter 11′ bankruptcy, which allows them to reorganise.

# bankruptcy - Friday 19 April, 2013

Column: The insolvency process should be a competent public system that ensures everyone has access
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The insolvency process should be a competent public system that ensures everyone has access

Apr 19th 2013, 1:00 PM 36 Views 23 Comments

The Personal Insolvency Practitioners (PIP) will not be given prescriptive rules around charges, meaning the person who is really in trouble and has no funds could be left on the insolvency scrap heap, writes David Hall, who says there are a number of issues that need to be changed immediately.

# bankruptcy - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Sean Dunne declares bankruptcy in US
# Sean Dunne
# Sean Dunne

Sean Dunne declares bankruptcy in US

Mar 31st 2013, 11:34 AM 15,553 Views 98 Comments

The former property devleoper filed for bankruptcy at a Connecticut court on Friday, citing assets of between $1 – 10 million and debts in the region of $500 million – $1 billion.

# bankruptcy - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Nearly twice as many Irish travelled to UK for bankruptcy proceedings in 2012
# Personal Insolvency
# Personal Insolvency

Nearly twice as many Irish travelled to UK for bankruptcy proceedings in 2012

Mar 19th 2013, 3:23 PM 5,611 Views 15 Comments

129 people travelled in 2012, compared to just 69 in 2011. Just 35 people were declared bankrupt in Ireland in 2012.

# bankruptcy - Monday 18 March, 2013

This is what movies would look like without visual effects
# Special Effects
# Special Effects

This is what movies would look like without visual effects

Mar 18th 2013, 6:00 PM 25,918 Views 28 Comments

Not so glamourous now, eh?

# bankruptcy - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Personal insolvency agency to open 'early in the summer' - Taoiseach
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Personal insolvency agency to open 'early in the summer' - Taoiseach

Feb 13th 2013, 11:12 AM 6,365 Views 59 Comments

Enda Kenny told the Dáil that he was not happy with the banks’ level of resolution of cases where customers are in mortgage arrears.

# bankruptcy - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Video game maker Atari files for bankruptcy
# Game Over
# Game Over

Video game maker Atari files for bankruptcy

Jan 22nd 2013, 9:19 AM 6,992 Views 14 Comments

Atari, which turned 40 last year, was a video game pioneer with games like “Pong” and “Centipede,” but has changed ownership several times amid financial problems.

# bankruptcy - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Insolvency service on the way as Dáil passes legislation
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

Insolvency service on the way as Dáil passes legislation

Dec 20th 2012, 7:32 AM 4,518 Views 24 Comments

The long-awaited Personal Insolvency Bill, which will allow some write-down of debts, will be signed into law next week.

# bankruptcy - Monday 26 November, 2012

Eurozone finance ministers meet (yet again) to try to fix Greece
# Debt Mountain
# Debt Mountain

Eurozone finance ministers meet (yet again) to try to fix Greece

Nov 26th 2012, 10:16 AM 2,555 Views 8 Comments

This will be the third time in two weeks that finance ministers from across the EU will meet to deal with the the threat of bankruptcy for Greece.

# bankruptcy - Friday 28 September, 2012

GALLERY: A tour around David Drumm’s soon-to-be-auctioned Malahide mansion
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

GALLERY: A tour around David Drumm’s soon-to-be-auctioned Malahide mansion

Sep 28th 2012, 8:51 AM 24,404 Views 28 Comments

20 Abington has been on the market for some time – but has now been the subject of rival bids from two couples.